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ALL HIS MELODIES, BALLADS, ETC.
NEVER BEFORE PUBLISHED WITHOUT THE ACCOMPANYING MUSIC.
PUBLISHED BY A. AND W. GALIGNANI,
N° 18, RUE VIVIENNE.
CONTENTS OF VOL. VIII.
RHYMES ON THE ROAD, Dedication
Page is Preface
xi Introductory Rhymes. Different attitudes in which anthors
compose.—Bayes, Henry Stephens, Herodotus, etc.—Writing in bed-in the fields.-Plato and Sir Richard Blackmore.-Fiddling with gloves and twigs.-Madame de Staël. -Rhyming on the road in an old calèche
5 EXTRACT I. View of the Lake of Geneva from the Jura.-
Anxious to reach it before the sun went down.- Obliged to proceed on foot.-Alps.-Mont Blanc.-Effect of the
13 EXTRACT II. The Fall of Venice not to be lamented. --For
mer glory.-Expedition against Constantinople.-Guistinianis.-Republic.—Characteristics of the old Government. Golden book.-Brazen mouths.-Spies-dungeons.- Present desolation
17 Extract III. Lord B-'s Memoirs, written by himself.
Reflections when about to read them EXTRACT IV. The English to be met with every where. -
Alps and Threadneedle-street. — The Simplon and the Stocks.-Rage for travelling.--Blue-stockings among the Wahabees. —Parasols and Pyramids.-Mrs. Hopkins and the Wall of China
26 EXTRACT V.
28 EXTRACT VI. Reflexions on reading De Cerceau's account of
the Conspiracy of Rienzi, in 1347.—The meeting of the Conspirators on the night of the 19th of May.—Their procession in the morning to the Capitol. -Rienzi's speech. 32
BALLADS, SONGS, MISCELLANEOUS POEMS, ETC. To-day, dearest! is ours
195 When on the lip the sigh delays
i 196 Here, take my heart
197 Oh! call it by some better name
199 Poor wounded heart The East Indian . Pale broken flower
203 The pretty rose-tree
204 Shine out, Stars !
205 The young muleteers of Grenada
206 Tell her, oh tell her
207 Nights of music
208 Our first
209 To the memory of Joseph Atkinson, Esq. of Dublin Epitaph on a well-known poet